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    Tidbit on UMKC game

    Did a little poking around today Media Day. Like many of you, I was curious as to where this UMKC game came from.

    It sounds like UMKC will play in Hilton the next two seasons following this one. Also, it sounds like the program wanted to get down to KC as there are many Cyclone fans/alums in that area. I think there is some sort of a connection between the two athletic departments as well.

    It all makes sense and sounds like a pretty decent deal.



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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    Also may be nice to win in KC for once. Haven't won in KC since '05.


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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Did a little poking around today Media Day. Like many of you, I was curious as to where this UMKC game came from.

    It sounds like UMKC will play in Hilton the next two seasons following this one. Also, it sounds like the program wanted to get down to KC as there are many Cyclone fans/alums in that area. I think there is some sort of a connection between the two athletic departments as well.

    It all makes sense and sounds like a pretty decent deal.
    As a KC area alum, I would like to thank the athletic department for showing us some love on this one and look forward to seeing everyone at the game!



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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    Quote Originally Posted by brentblum View Post
    Also may be nice to win in KC for once. Haven't won in KC since '05.
    Don't jinx us Blum!


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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    Quote Originally Posted by brentblum View Post
    Also may be nice to win in KC for once. Haven't won in KC since '05.
    There better be some wood around you.



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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    There better be some wood around you.
    You have no idea



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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    There better be some wood around you.
    There has to be a joke in there somewhere.



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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    Quote Originally Posted by brentblum View Post
    Also may be nice to win in KC for once. Haven't won in KC since '05.
    Yeah, but they lost in those dumps known as Kemper Arena and Sprint Center. Nothing nearly as ultra-modern as Municipal Auditorium.



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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    Quote Originally Posted by brentblum View Post
    Also may be nice to win in KC for once. Haven't won in KC since '05.
    Blum...why?



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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    good to know - thanks for the update!



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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    Heading to this game since it's over break. At first thought it was over finals week and was disappointed. Should be a great time for everybody!



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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    I'm glad we cut out true in-state rivals for a new made up rival... stupid



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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    I'm glad we cut out true in-state rivals for a new made up rival... stupid
    Do you really consider Drake and UNI "true" rivals? Besides we still play one of them each year at the Well.


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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    Makes a lot more sense now, thanks for the update.


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    Re: Tidbit on UMKC game

    Quote Originally Posted by CysRage View Post
    Do you really consider Drake and UNI "true" rivals? Besides we still play one of them each year at the Well.
    Yes, I would consider them true in state rivals... And a half full game once every other year is complete B.S.

    If they want to play in KC, fine... But schedule someone with a pulse.



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